Premier Research Strategist to Discuss Evolving Site Landscape at CNS Summit

DURHAM, N.C., October 26, 2016 — Premier Research’s lead strategist will participate in a panel discussion on the evolving landscape for investigator sites at CNS Summit 2016 in Boca Raton, Florida. Krista Armstrong, Vice President of Strategic Development, will join colleagues in addressing topics such as: Advantages and disadvantages of site consolidation Site selection and strategic...


Premier Research Announces Growth Investment from Metalmark Capital

Investment Will Advance Premier’s Next Development Phase RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 17, 2016 — Premier Research (“Premier” or the “Company”), a leading middle-market contract research organization (“CRO”) that provides comprehensive clinical development, analytic, and support services to pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device customers worldwide, today announced that it will receive a growth investment from...

Patient and Stakeholder Engagement

Strategic Start-Up: Project Managers Addressing MAGI Conference in Las Vegas

DURHAM, N.C., OCTOBER 3, 2016 — You’re starting a lengthy project that’s fraught with risk and could cost a billion dollars or more to complete. A couple of early missteps might spell disaster. Welcome to clinical drug research. Boost your odds of success with a robust project schedule and carefully executed startup plan. At MAGI’s...

Patient and Stakeholder Engagement

Register Now: Patient Advocacy Groups and Their Role in Orphan Drug Development

There are more than 7,000 known rare diseases, and these conditions afflict an estimated 30 million Americans (almost one in 10). Worldwide, some 350 million are living with a rare disease. But for 95 percent of these conditions, there are no FDA-approved treatments — not one. Conventional wisdom holds that innovation follows need: that if...

Premier Research Bolsters Rare Disease and Oncology Drug Development Expertise with New Hires

DURHAM, N.C., June 13, 2016 — Premier Research is expanding its international organization of experts in rare disease amid continued growth in the field — especially in rare oncology, which has surpassed one-third of the company’s rare disease work. “Development of novel compounds for treatment of unmet medical needs historically has been overlooked by big pharma,...

Premier Research Expands Staffing Amid Growing Demand for Neuroscience Studies

DURHAM, N.C., May 23, 2016 — As demand for neuroscience clinical trials grows, Premier Research has named neuroscience expert Dr. Susan Kozauer Senior Medical Director for Psychiatry. Kozauer joins recent hires Anne Marie Nagy, Ph.D., Dr. Teresa Nunes, Dr. Carol Gaines, and Todd Leathers on a team that has performed almost 400 neurology and psychiatry...

New Premier Research Operations Center Will Add 260 Jobs in Durham

PHILADELPHIA, December 1, 2015 — Premier Research will create a new operations center in Durham, N.C., expanding its presence at Research Triangle Park with the addition of 260 jobs over the next five years. The company will invest more than $4.1 million through 2020 to create the new facility, staffed by project managers, clinical monitors,...

Data Management & Biostatistics

Premier Research Achieves Medidata Rave Accreditation for Clinical Trial Processes

Premier Research has been accredited to the Medidata Rave system for data capture and clinical trial management. The achievement certifies the company to build Medidata Rave databases and include this widely adopted electronic data capture and clinical data management system in its repertoire of offerings to improve clinical trial processes and increase productivity.

Premier Research Employees to Support Rare Disease Awareness

7,000 rare diseases, many untreatable. 50% of patients are children. 35% of deaths in the first year of life are due to rare diseases. To everyone at Premier Research, that’s a call to action. So Premier Research employees worldwide will join together on Friday, February 27, to raise awareness of Rare Disease Day 2015.

Medical and Regulatory Affairs

Premier Research Expands Certification Under ISO Standard for Medical Device and Diagnostics

On Monday, June 30, 2014, Premier Research expanded its ISO certification as a provider of strategic and regulatory consulting, clinical development, and post-marketing surveillance services to manufacturers of medical devices and diagnostics. This certification includes ISO 9001:2008 and aspects of ISO 13485:2003, the key quality management standards required by international regulatory authorities and—therefore—by Premier’s customers.